Carys Watford is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer of comedy and drama live-action short films. She is passionate about making comedic, female-led films packed with personality and heart.
Carys' films have competed internationally at festivals including the Oscar-qualifying St. Louis Int'l Film Festival, the Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival in LA, and the BAFTA-qualifying London Short Film Festival.
Her short film, 'Theatreland', was shot in a beautiful theatre in the heart of London's West End. It had its World Premiere at the Oscar-qualifying Cinequest Film & VR Festival in February 2017 - and went on to screen in competition at the Oscar-qualifying Athens Int'l Film + Video Festival (Ohio) & the BAFTA-qualifying Underwire Festival.
Carys' latest film 'Space Girls' premiered in Mississippi at Oxford Film Festival, was selected in the Top 10 'Best of Shorts' at the Oscar-qualifying Cinequest Film & VR Festival, & screened in competition at Athens Int'l Film + Video Festival (Ohio). At its UK Premiere at Sunderland Shorts Film Festival, 'Space Girls' won the Best Drama & Audience Favourite Awards.
  • Director (2 Credits)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
    Theatreland2016
    Short
  • Writer (2 Credits)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
    Theatreland2016
    Short
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
    Theatreland2016
    Short
  • Production Designer (1 Credit)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
  • Costume Designer (1 Credit)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
WINNER 'Best Drama' & 'Audience Favourite'
Space Girls
Sunderland Shorts Film Festival
Sunderland
2018
Semi-Finalist 'Best Short'
Space Girls
Maryland International Film Festival
Hagerstown, Maryland
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Dubuque, Iowa
2018
Nominated 'Best Kid Flix' & 'Best Director Comedy Short'
Space Girls
Twister Alley Film Festival
Woodward, Oklahoma
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Athens International Film + Video Festival
Athens, Ohio
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Gasparilla International Film Festival
Tampa Bay
2018
Top 10 'Best of Shorts'
Space Girls
Cinequest Film & VR Festival
San Jose
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Oxford Film Festival
Mississippi
2018
Current City
London, UK
Gender
Female
Carys Watford is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer of comedy and drama live-action short films. She is passionate about making comedic, female-led films packed with personality and heart.